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Forio, Italy

Santa Maria del Soccorso

A snow-white church overlooking the wonderful Tyrrhenian Sea.
Padua, Italy

Prato della Valle

One of the largest squares in Europe contains an entire artificial island.
Orvieto, Italy

Pozzo della Cava

Nine caves filled with recently-discovered archaeological finds under the houses and the streets of the most ancient district of an old town.
Trani, Italy

Trani Cathedral

Three underground crypts and a pointed arch under the bell tower make this cathedral unique among Romanesque churches.
Montagnana, Italy

Castle of San Zeno

A medieval castle was used for centuries as a hemp farm.
Imola, Italy

Piazza Matteotti

This Renaissance square was at the center of Leonardo da Vinci's map, the first ichnographic ever.
Itri, Italy

Appia Antica in Itri

This stretch of the ancient Roman road is preserved in a valley that witnessed many battles and legendary highwaymen.
Trieste, Italy

Faro della Vittoria (Victory Lighthouse)

One of the tallest lighthouses in the world also serves as a monument to the fallen of World War I.
Italy

Italia Viaduct

Constructed during the 1960s, this bridge is still the highest in Italy.
Paestum, Italy

Sacello Ipogeico

The only visible remains of this ancient Greek underground temple is its roof protruding from the earth.
Sermoneta, Italy

Abbazia di Valvisciolo (Valvisciolo Abbey)

Knights Templar are visible inside this stunning Cistercian abbey.
Rome, Italy

San Nicola in Carcere

This small church was constructed over the ruins of three temples dating to the Roman Republic.
Sorano, Italy

Vie Cave

This network of roads is one of the most unique Etruscan creations ever discovered.
Nardò, Italy

Nardò Ring

This high-speed test track is popular with car manufacturers, speed freaks and orbiting astronauts.
Rimini, Italy

Ponte di Tiberio (Bridge of Tiberius)

This 2,000-year-old Doric bridge is still open to pedestrian and vehicular traffic to this day.
Imola, Italy

Rocca Sforzesca

This castle was once the home of one of the most powerful women of the Renaissance.
Padua, Italy

Tomb of Antenor

The tomb of the mythological founder of Padua is not hidden in some obscure crypt, but stands right in the middle of the city square.
Rome, Italy

Fontana dell'Acqua Felice

A monumental fountain in Rome features a large statue of Moses that has been criticized for centuries.
Padova, Italy

Tempio della Pace (Temple of Peace)

The people of Padua pledged to construct this church if the city was spared from destruction during World War I.
Rome, Italy

Tomba di Nerone (Tomb of Nero)

Known for centuries as the famous Roman emperor's burial place, this monument is actually something else.
San Carlo, Italy

Colossus of San Carlo Borromeo

For hundreds of years, this huge figure has been blessing visitors before they explore his body.
Assisi, Italy

Temple of Minerva

What appears to be an ancient Roman temple is actually a Catholic church.
Imola, Italy

Vicolo Inferno

Also known as "Hell Alley," this tiny street in Imola gained its name in a bloody episode in the 16th-century.
Terracina, Italy

Temple of Jupiter Anxur

A Roman temple perched over an Italian town, forgotten several times over.